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Stanley Owen Buckmaster, 1st Viscount Buckmaster (1861-1934), Lord Chancellor

Sitter in 4 portraits
Trained in the law, Buckmaster was called to the Bar in 1884 and was appointed queen's counsel in 1902. He entered Parliament as a Liberal MP in the 1906 general election. Buckmaster held office as Member of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster, as Solicitor General and as Lord Chancellor. He was appointed a privy counsellor in 1915.